Intangible cultural heritage in N China's Shanxi: Datong Copper Ware

Datong Copperware was originally made in the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-476BC) more than 2,700 years ago.Datong copperware has developed eight series with more than 350 varieties, namely royal family copperware, traditional copper hot pot, Buddhist gilt votive objects, tourist souvenirs, copper tableware, tea set and wine set, copper art product, among which copper hot pot is the most popular product. The copper hot pot named ‘Nine Dragon Flying to the Moon’ is made with a combination of techniques including mount, relief and copper-strip inlay.

[ Editor: Zhang Zhou ]